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Omotesando

Omotesando is known for its impeccably dressed and coiffed residents. With so many elegant beauties walking the streets, many scouts and hair stylists visit the area to look for potential models. Omotesando, along with Harajuku, Shibuya and Daikanyama, is known for its street fashion. As well as fashion, you can also observe exquisite architecture including Omotesando Hills, designed by Tadao Ando.

There is a Dior flagship store by the firm Sanaa and TOD’s by Toyo Ito. There are also many small, but unique, architectural and interior design examples. While walking the streets of Omotesando, you will have your pick of cafes, diners, bars, restaurants and boutique stores. Why not relax in an Ometesando coffee shop and live out the dream of many local Tokyo girls?

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